According to the Texas Drought Monitor, less than 3% of Texas is considered to be in a drought, or in “abnormally dry” conditions. 494 more words
The pumping of water from the Edwards Aquifer, the enormous underground cave system beneath Central Texas, has long been a topic of fierce dispute, involving property rights, endangered species, and drinking water needs. 169 more words
AUSTIN (KXAN) — Sage Walker is taking his fight to save a cave to Austin City Hall this week.
Walker says the cave starts on his property but extends under property that is slated to be developed by builder David Weekley. 327 more words
Washington, DC – Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today presented the Department’s 2013 Partners in Conservation awards at a ceremony in Washington, DC, where she honored 20 partnership projects that have demonstrated exemplary natural resource conservation efforts through public-private cooperation. 730 more words